National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration
United States Department of Commerce


FY 2007

CTD measurements during 2005 and 2006 as part of the TAO/TRITON Program

McTaggart, K.E., and G.C. Johnson

NOAA Data Report OAR PMEL-72, NTIS: PB2008-500022, NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, WA, 137 pp. + CD-ROM (2007)

During 2005 and 2006, CTD data were collected in the equatorial Pacific Ocean during cruises to service the TAO/TRITON array, a network of deep ocean moored buoys deployed to support ENSO research and forecasting. Summaries of Sea-Bird CTD measurements and hydrographic data acquired on 16 cruises are presented. Composite potential temperature-salinity diagrams and section plots of oceanographic variables along 95°W, 110°W, 125°W, 140°W, 155°W, 170°W, 180°, and 165°E meridians are given. Profiles including station location, meteorological conditions, and abbreviated CTD data listings are shown for each cast on the report CD. Hydrographic data are listed for each cruise on the report CD.

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